| Apr 8, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley suggested Towson University form a task force to study how better to deal with meeting Title IX rules on gender equity.
The governor, who proposed giving state money to save the university's baseball program, told a group of...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Grace-Kelly Anoma stood in front of a special committee convened to address Coppin State University's troubles and let loose with her frustrations.
Some professors teach by reading straight out of the textbook, Anoma told the panel Thursday evening. The...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 11:48 AM
New laws passed by the Maryland General Assembly late last week would put stricter penalties and an element of public shaming behind the state's open-meetings laws.
State lawmakers said public officials have been able to flout the rules without...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:48 AM
The text messages were pinging to and from Gov. Martin O'Malley's BlackBerry. It was the latter part of October, and Election Day was just around the corner.
He and top advisers traded messages that touched on three referendum questions, all approved by...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 3:23 PM
The University of Maryland University College named Javier Miyares as its president Monday, effective immediately.
Miyares, 65, has been a member of the UMUC management team for 10 years and its acting president since February, when he took over for...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 1:12 PM
By dumping $300,000 in taxpayer funds on Towson University's baseball team, Gov. Martin O'Malley has temporarily solved one problem and created a multitude of others. The frustration that led Mr. O'Malley to intervene is understandable. But his proposal...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:11 AM
As a recent graduate of the Johns Hopkins University, I was dismayed by recent news reports detailing the efforts of several major universities, including Johns Hopkins and the University System of Maryland, to revise or even eradicate the lecture model...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:48 PM
Susan C. Aldridge will resign as president of University of Maryland, University College, the state's leading online educational institution, at the end of March.
Aldridge had been on unexplained administrative leave since the end of February, and...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 3:20 AM
The chairman of the U.S. Senate education committee asked the chancellor of Maryland's state university system Monday to hand over records on enrollment and workplace practices at the University of Maryland University College, where president Susan...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Thomas E. Florestano, a long-serving president of Anne Arundel Community College, died March 31 of Parkinson's disease complications at Ginger Cove Health Center. He was 79 and had lived in Annapolis.
"Tom did a great deal to bring our community...
| Apr 14, 2012
| 3:19 PM
Instead of the confetti, balloons and good will that typically mark the end of the General Assembly's 90-day session, the legislature adjourned Monday with a toxic mixture of anger and disbelief that the Democratic-controlled body gridlocked and was...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The Maryland Public Service Commission's ongoing review of the proposed merger of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. has uncovered numerous pros and cons for the Baltimore-area consumer, from the loss of a corporate headquarters to the proposed...